Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 10 months ago

#3801 closed change

Add pre-configurable/hidden preference to add additional subscriptions — at Version 1

Reported by: sebastian Assignee: sebastian
Priority: P3 Milestone: Adblock-Plus-1.12-for-Chrome-Opera-Safari
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Blocking: Platform: Unknown / Cross platform
Ready: yes Confidential: no
Tester: Unknown Verified working: no
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Some organizations that deploy Adblock Plus for Chrome using group policies need a way to add additional filter subscriptions.

We already support a preference that can be pre-configured by group policies in order to uppress the first run page. The same mechanism can be used to allow central configuration of additional filter subscriptions.

What to change

  • Support another pre-configurable preference with the name additional_subscriptions and the type array of string. That preference will contain a list of URLs of filter subscriptions, which can be configured by group policy.
  • When Adblock Plus is loaded, subscriptions given by that preference should be automatically added.
  • It should not be possible to remove those subscriptions on the options page, since they would be automatically added again.
  • However, the user should still be able to disable them. When disabled those subscriptions should NOT be automatically enabled again.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by sebastian

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